Category: Youngest Millionaires

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

Amazing Start Up Stories Of Vimeo, Kiip, InDinero, Soundcloud And Dropbox

They are some of the super bright stars in the world of entrepreneurship. They are young, they are determined, and they are running a startup. I came across this cool movie about the lives of some of the youngest and super successful entrepreneurs. This is actually a documentary video about online entrepreneurs from the old continent and The United States and how they made their business ideas happen. Below you can watch how some of the most innovative Internet startups were launched and how they rose or fell. The clip contains interviews with a dozen of young founders, some of...

One Million Dollars

What price should you sell your business at? 23 Years Old Evan Spiegel Refuses $3 Billion From Facebook

Who is Evan Spiegel? Evan Spiegel is one of the founders and the chief executive officer of the popular service for transferring messages Snapchat. This young entrepreneur is only 23, and recently he was offered $3 billion for his business. The offer was made by the social giant Facebook and actually, it was … refused?!? Let’s make it crystal clear, we are talking about 3 billion US dollars here… in cash. Who just refuses such amount of money that would be enough for the living expenses of thousands of people? Well, Evan does.   Actually many entrepreneurs wouldn’t accept even...

This is the cool story behind the game FORCED.

The Young Entrepreneurs Who Lived Illegally In A Classroom To Found “Forced”

The game Forced is a popular RPG game with some tactical elements for up to 4 players. There you are a slave, who is forced to fight for his freedom or die. The game is available on Steam Store and has been a very popular app there. This makes it also a very successful business, and this business has a really cool story. Forced History The game was developed by a group of enthusiasts, passionate about gaming and computers. They found a spare classroom in the university they studied in and decided to use it for their first office. They...

Movable Type Blog, 2013

What Is Movable Type’s Story – How Ben and Mena Trot Founded Six Apart

You can get rich and successful even by accident. In fact, many great businesses come to the world by chance. And this is how one of the most popular social publishing platform – Movable Type was born. It was started by husband and wife, who created a system with the only ambition to make their own blog and a few years later they were millionaires. Today Movable Type is used by millions of people and by some of the largest companies in the world for their websites. It’s an open source CMS software for creating sites, just like WordPress, and...

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Instagram – An Online Idea For $1 Billion

In 2012, there was an announcement from Facebook – they were buying Instagram for the price of $1 billion. A company started just a few years ago by two young entrepreneurs, has brought them to the world of super riches. A company that had no revenue, only 13 employees and completely no profits by the time of the deal… Who would be so insane to pay a billion for such a business?!? Well, actually Instagram had one thing that was far more valuable – potential. And this is what the managers of the biggest social network spotted there. Here is...

Angry Birds

Angry Birds’ History – How Rovio Mobile Was Founded

Today you will hardly find a young person, who hasn’t heard about ‘Angry Birds‘, especially if she has a smartphone. This engaging mobile game has become one of the most popular on the market and has made millions of dollars for its creators – three young entrepreneurs who love games. But how has that happened? Here is how: Rovio Mobile LTD. Back in 2003, three young and crazy about computer games students attended the University of Technology in Helsinki. Their names were Kim Dikert, Niked Hed, and Jarno Vakevainen and one day their passion about games made them found a company under...

How Richard Branson Made His Billions

Richard Branson‘s story is one of the musts reads for any starting entrepreneur. His life has been an amazing and profitable adventure that anyone can learn from. But first, let me drop a few words about him. Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is one of the richest people in the world, 4th by wealth in the UK. Currently, he is 64 and his net worth is estimated at around $4.6 billion. Branson is the founder and the manager of “Virgin Group Ltd.” – a venture capital conglomerate company located in Great Britain, consisting of more than 400 different businesses from...

The Rise of Zynga – The Start Up Story Of Mark Pincus

History   Zinga (zynga.com) was incorporated in April of 2007 by Mark Pincus in San Francisco, California. Just a few years later, the company began generating billions of dollars in revenue developing social games. Originally the project was named Presidio Media and the name was changed later in July of 2007 in honor of Mark’s dog. The entire production team included just nine people to run the full website and today Zynga has millions of users from all around the entire world, with a staff of hundreds of people. The company is responsible for some of the most popular social...

The Summly App

How Teenager Nick D’Aloisio Made 30 Million At 17 – Summly’s Story

This is one of the latest millionaire stories, in which a smart techy teenager hits the jackpot by selling his work to a big Internet company. This is the story of Nick D’Aloisio, the British teen who developed the news syndication app for iPhone – Summly. A little about the teenage millionaire When he was just 15, the young entrepreneur had an idea – to simplify the way of how information is spread across the web. He wanted to build an application, which could show you news or simply articles from many different sources in a convenient way. So, he...

Nat Turner – At Just 24, He Sold His ‘Invite Media’ To Google For $70 Million

This is another motivating story about a guy who started a business at a very young age. The more I read such stories, the more I think that the ways of getting rich are endless. The most difficult part of the process is probably getting started. But there are plenty of ways for this, too… This dude started by breeding reptiles in his bedroom 🙂 and eventually switched to developing websites. I don’t exactly know what the common thing between these activities is, but one thing is for sure – a good entrepreneur can make a profit from anything.  See...